The first nine pictures are all from the front yard and the adjacent (currently) icy ditch.
Scots pine (...I think), covered in SpaghettiOs!
Scots pine (...I think)
Some kind of deadly thistle, I'm guessing.
A glacier. No - I mean a chunk of ice in the driveway.
Closeup of a root in the gully.
My very favorite gully in the whole woods. You can perhaps tell that it looks a little damp and the roots and other plant matter are a little matted down like they've seen some traffic -- the stream starting at the top of the ravine began flowing all the way down to the gully for the first time this season. (First time as far as I know.)
Some of the many trees that have been lost as part of the riverbank caved in with the flooding of recent years. There's my dad off in the distance to give you some idea of the scale.
Broken shale (?) on the sandbar.